Dorff, Steve

Industry observers have dubbed multiple award winning Steve Dorff an enigma who has evolved into a gifted composer in every musical field. There is no way to capture the diversity he regularly displays scoring major motion pictures, television, theater, or via an array of # 1 hit songs. In addition to winning the NSAI Songwriter […]

Double Dee (Darwin and Dana Nelson)

The musical collaboration of husband and wife singer-songwriters, Darwin and Dana Nelson known as “Double Dee” has taken them far from coastal Gulfport and their small town roots of Lucedale, Mississippi and carried them across the country where they have created a name for themselves at numerous songwriting festivals, house concerts, and top flight venues. […]

Dover, Neil

I’m a second-chancer. I’ve been lots of things. But my road has straightened out and I’ve been writing and singing country music to people for five years and I can finally say, “This is what I do.” I was given a second chance to become me and I took it. Thanks to all of you who […]

Dreyer, Mark

“My one big cut went Gold but I only got Plywood”! Mark Dreyer proves that with talent, a good attitude and good work ethic you can survive in this crazy music business! 1-Major cut with Engelbert Humperdinck’s CD – After Dark: Song #10 “I Know You Hear Me”. Cowritten with Beverly Ross (Writer of Lolli PoP […]

Eady, Jason

On his last two albums, Jason Eady earned major acclaim for ahead-of-the-curve take on classic country, a bold departure from his earlier excursions into blues-infused Americana.  Now with his sixth album, the Mississippi-bred singer/guitarist merges his distinct sensibilities into a stripped-down, roots-oriented sound that starkly showcases the gritty elegance of his songwriting.   Longtime collaborators, […]

Ellis, Leslie

Leslie is half of the chart-topping duo Kelly&Ellis with husband Casey Kelly. They have just released their new CD “The Long Road to You” which yielded 2 top 10 singles on the European Americana Charts. One of those was her song “Tennessee Whiskey”. In 2015 her song “(I Ain’t Just) A Pretty Face” was recorded […]

Erdman, Eric

When the conditions are just right in South Alabama, a jubilee occurs along the banks of Mobile Bay. The water is virtually erupt with a harvest of seafood as the creatures lunge to the shore for more air. Singer/songwriter Eric Erdman was born and raised along those shores and it seems as if he has […]

Fountain, John

John was born and raised in Mississippi.  He is a very talented writer that has had multiple cuts from major artist.  Just to name a few: “Angels Don’t Fly They Walk Out The Door” – George Jones “It’s Not The Gifts It’s the Presents Of Love” – Rodney Carrington “Only You” & “Janie Baker” – […]

Frey, Kylie

Accolades for hard work seem to follow the Louisiana bred spitfire, Kylie Frey. This chart-topping singer/songwriter, who just so happens to have spent years competing in the rodeo circuit, is ready for everyone to hear her nationally recognized single, featuring Randy Rogers, “Too Bad”. “Too Bad” is the first single released from Frey’s forthcoming EP. […]

Gasaway, Sean

Sean Gasaway is an award winning singer/songwriter, music publisher, and record producer. Sean was born on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and now resides in Nashville, TN. Sean is CEO of Gasaway Music, Partner of Shakin’ Bacon Productions, and has been in the music business for over 25 years writing, producing, and touring with bands including […]

Gilkinson, Jeff

Jeff is  a member of the ‘Dillards’, inducted to the Bluegrass Hall of Fame in 2009. TV fans remember the Dillards as ‘The Darlins’ from the Andy Griffith Show. He’s recorded and/or performed with Delbert McClinton, John Hartford, Willie Nelson, Mason Williams, Michael Martin Murphy, Jennifer Warnes, Michael Johnson and Tom T. Hall and appeared […]

Gill, Doug

Doug Gill might just be writing the story of your life. The Monterey, CA native has a knack for reaching into his own heart and finding the core of emotions that drives us all. He has spent the last thirty years writing, recording and performing music in Nashville and has worked with some of the […]

Grass Roots Revival

Elvie Shane was born on a Sunday in Leitchfield Kentucky the 22nd of May 1988. The Following Sunday his mother would have him held tightly in her arms alongside a hymnal at Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church. It was in that small country church house where he would first be introduced to music and the magic that it holds.  […]

Griego, Danny

The roads leading to the entertainment industry witness many Artists & Songwriters. Only a scant few combine those travels with the level of craftsmanship acquired firsthand from the masters of Country Music. Having penned songs recorded by such artists as Waylon Jennings, Billy Joe Shaver and Michael Martin Murphey, Griego has built his real life […]

Grimes, Brittany

Brittany Grimes is a country singer/songwriter proudly hailing from South Alabama. She fell in love with music and started writing songs at a young age. She has been performing at songwriter’s festivals and local music hot spots since the age of 13. At age 14, she performed at Nashville’s CMA Fest, Tootsie’s, Rippy’s, Blue Bird […]

Hall, MoonDawg

MoonDawg Hall is a Highway Honkytonk Troubadour! MoonDawg has recorded 2 solo albums, “What Happened to the Songs”, and “Road to Sanity….A Kaiju Experience,” as well as an EP with his duo Goode Dawg. MoonDawg’s “Road to Sanity….A Kaiju Experience” hit the Freeform American Roots(FAR) Chart at #24 in 2016, with thanks to BIG G’s […]

Handley, Ted

Ted Handley, AKA Tumbleweed Ted, Was born in Pensacola, and now resides in South Carolina. His claim to fame, or infamy, comes from his song,”Save The Bales,(Talking Square Grouper Blues)”. ‘Save The Bales’ has been recorded by several artists, including Local entertainers, J. Hawkins, and David Johnson. Also, it was released nationally, in 2002, by […]

Hart, Ken

Ken is currently living in Nashville writing full time. His songs have been recorded by American Idol finalist Paul McDonald, The Marshall Tucker Band, Travis Wayne, Thomas Martinez, Rock Killough, Tate Moore & The Cosmic Door.

Hart, Rhonda

Rhonda Hart is a Grammy Award Nominee for co-penning The Title cut “Did I Shave My Legs For This” with Deanna Carter. The album has sold over 5 million copies to date.The song was also featured in a Bell South Commercial. Rhonda Hart Has been writing and performing in clubs,on the road,over seas, and the […]

Hawkins, James “J”

Born in Ky, Hawkins moved to Fl in 1968.  He started playing bars and honky tonks along the Gulf Coast in the late 70’s, and was voted Gulf Coast’s best male singer in 1989 by the Pensacola News Journal’s public opinion poll.  J. started playing the FloraBama in 1978 and has been involved with the […]

Hill, David

David Hill from Birmingham Alabama a singer songwriter started at the age of 14 writing songs . Starting in a small town of Tarrant Alabama growing up and learning from such talents as Marc Akan Barnette and Neil Thrasher always had a dream of being a hit songwriter . In the last few tears playing […]

Hinson, Jimbeau

Delivering his songs with a voice both powerful and soulful, Jimbeau Hinson is an amazing entertainer, a hit songwriter, a faithful husband to Brenda Fielder and a friend to many.  As a child progeny in Newton, MS he started worked clubs in Meridian and Jackson when he was 10, signed his first Nashville pub deal at 16, […]


“HITS N’’ GRINS” is a trio of talented writers/performers from Nashville who present an extremely entertaining evening filled with great stories, hit songs and comedy. Their songs have been recorded by George Strait, Alabama, Rhonda Vincent, Ray Stevens, Colt Ford, Reba McEntire, Cledus T. Judd and many others. Don’t miss this one of a kind […]

Holland, Johnny

Johnny Holland A Singer & Songwriter , Entertainer from the world known “HIT Recording Capitol of the World”- Muscle Shoals, Alabama Don’t let the small town country boy image distract you, however, Johnny is a World-Class entertainer. Along the way, he’s worked, written & performed with some of the biggest names in music today. JOHNNY […]

Hood, Adam

With a John Denver grin and mind full of Alabama attitude, Adam Hood knows the beautiful mess of blue-collar love and everyone on Music Row wants in. Tracks from his critically acclaimed 2011 album The Shape of Things have been cut by Little Big Town, David Nail, Josh Abbott Band, Brian Keane and John Corbett. […]

Hunter, Cass

Creator of songs & custom leatherworks, Cass has shared the stage with Marty Stuart, LeRoy Parnell, George Jones, Ricky Skaggs, & many of her songwriting heroes. Songwriting credits include Indie-Rocker, Matt Miller’s “Graveyard Full of Hearts,” (2015), TX artist, & Moses Rangel’s new album, “MO-SA-IC” features “Four Feet,” and “Thinkin’ You Could Be Mine.” (2016) […]

Jackson, Carl

Multiple Grammy Award winner & 2 time SPBGMA songwriter of the year, Carl Jackson, was born in the small town of Louisville, Mississippi. Jackson’s songs have been recorded by such artists as Glen Campbell (“Letter to Home“), Wild Rose (“Breaking New Ground“), Pam Tillis (“Put Yourself In My Place“), Garth Brooks (“Against The Grain” & “Fit For A King“), Trisha Yearwood (“Lonesome Dove“),  Diamond Rio(“Close To The Edge“), Patty Loveless (“You […]

Johansen, Ottar “Big Hand”

Ottar Big Hand Johansen is a singer/songwriter from Norway. In 2015 he celebrated “50 Years on the Road” as an artist + the release of the much celebrated album of the same name. The album landed two hit singles/videos “Starting All Over Again” and “Just Like In The 50’s” and featured guests like Joe Sun, […]

Johnny Day

Johnny Day’s lighthearted playfulness is coupled with a laser focus that drives him to his true passion for country music. This twenty-three year old, true-blue country artist has been known to work for twelve hours in the oil fields, only to drive 80 miles to the studio to lay down tracks with his incredible band. […]

Johnson, Ken

Ken Johnson’s songs have been recorded by many artists including  Uncle Kracker, Tyler Farr, Billy Gibbons (ZZ TOP), Tim Montana and The Shrednecks, Harry Connick Jr., Butch Walker, Chris Janson, Craig Morgan, Joey and Rory, Clare Bowen and Buddy Miller, Josh Thompson, The Farm, Ty Stone, Josh Grider, Lisa Lambe of Celtic Women Group, Walt Wilkins, […]

Joiner, John

Gulf coast based singer/songwriter/session guitarist John Joiner has performed at music venues across the United States and Europe for over four decades, He has accompanied and shared stage with renowned artists such as Rodney Crowell, John Anderson, .38 Special, ZZ-Top, Willie Nelson, to mention a few, John has co-written songs with Mickey Newbury, Roch Killough, […]

Joiner, Melissa

Based out of Santa Rosa Beach Fl, or wherever the plane is flying, Melissa Joiner has been submersed in music since birth. Her diverse style, creative use of formal opera training and Delta blues influence has created a unique sound that makes her a standout among other vocalists. In her first summer of being a professional […]

Justice, Jason

Jason Justice is a Southern songwriter who was baptized in the music of Honky Tonk legends such as Waylon, Merle, Hank, Billy Jo and Guy Clark, from a time when Country was still Country. After 4 years in the Navy, he came to port in Pensacola and never left. He’s been a fixture at Florabama […]

Keel, Bobby

Award winning, songwriter’s hall of fame nominated singer/songwriter Bobby Keel has received 14 Gold and 12 Platinum from the R.I.A.A for songs recorded by artist such as Hank Willliams Jr., David Allan Coe, Confederate Railroad, Travis Tritt, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Freddie Powers, Albert King, The Carter Family, Johnny Rodriguez, Moe Bandy and Joe Stampley, […]

Kelly, Casey

Casey grew up in Baton Rouge, LA. and was one of the founding members of the legendary local rock band, the “Greek Fountains”. He then moved to NYC where he worked as a session musician/songwriter at 1650 Broadway and The Brill Building. He then toured with Tom Rush. After record deals with Warner and A&M, […]

Kennedy, Dave

After years of paying dues everywhere from dives to theaters, Dave Kennedy has descended on Nashville like whirlwind. With a voice big enough to grab your attention and songs great enough to hold it, the singer songwriter and East Tennessee native has spent years developing his craft both as a performer and prolific writer all […]

Killough, Rock

Rock Killough is a son of Alabama, hailing from a small rural community in the Deep South where the summers are hot and the work was hard. He began playing guitar at age 8, and by the time he graduated high school he knew the road down which his future would lead. He honed his songwriting skills during a stint […]

Kleindienst, Daniel

Daniel Kleindienst is one of the partners of Banner Music. He has been a performing musician since he was a child and pursuing songwriting professionally for more than twenty years. He has had more than 100 songs recorded throughout the years and is a firm believer in working hard and writing what you know.   

Knapp, Mel

Mel has been playing music on the Gulf Coast for a little over a decade now. Although he has been known to play bass for many of the Coast’s finest musicians which earned him the nickname “funky – fingers”, he now in more recent years has spent time to hone his skills as a solo […]

Laird, Sandra

Sandra Laird’s career took flight as a teenager, when Marty Robbins recorded one of her songs, “I Need You To Hold Me Together”. He was Sandra’s Manager and Mentor until his untimely death. She grew up listening to and being influenced by Marty Robbins, Merle Haggard, Gene Watson, Mickey Newbury, Dolly Parton, Nat King Cole […]